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Necessity is the mother of invention (innovation), a commonly used proverb when someone comes up with a way to do things better or hasn't been done previously.  This proverb is not limited to ultra-technical fields and is now quite the driving force for innovation in...

When we think about body recovery, the first thing that comes to mind can be different for each of us.  For me, I think about recovering from a workout.  Others may think about recovery from a medical condition.  This blog will focus on two areas...

Menopause is the natural decline of female reproductive hormone production and the conclusion of a woman’s menstrual cycle. It usually begins sometime in the 40s or 50s. Common menopause symptoms include hot flashes, brain fog, vaginal dryness, chills, night sweats, weight gain, irregular periods, decreased...

Hippocrates was credited with saying, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." He was an important figure in the history of medicine because he was among the earliest to assert that natural processes caused diseases.   The idea of what we eat and...

In modern medicine, we often look at cognitive issues being caused by age, neurotransmitter issues, free radical damage, and even circulatory problems.  What often gets overlooked are other underlying risks such as sleep and stress.  When we look at stress, sleep, and cognition, we can...

Coming from a traditional pharmacy background, I have always been intrigued by the technology that went into creating medications.  What has been great to see are the technological advancements in natural medicines too.  This blog will cover just a few of the “cool” advancements that...

They have been a superfood for multiple reasons and are becoming popular for the benefits beetroot provides to health.  To understand why beetroot should be considered a superfood, we need to take a look at what the definition of a superfood is: according to Merriam-webster.com,...

The Herbal Pharmacist® blog recently published a blog on infertility in men, which received copious amounts of praise.  Requests were made for an article for men and women regarding more sexual health concerns.  This article will cover topics few wish to discuss, yet the topic...

One thing you don't see very often is blog posts on infertility.  This blog will address a common issue and some natural solutions to consider.  According to a study published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, “Infertility affects an estimated 15% of couples globally, amounting to...